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10 Ways to Stay Connected During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by on March 26th, 2020 0 comments

Working remotely and want to stay involved? Looking for ways to participate in classes and events while practicing social distancing? If so, here is a list of ways to stay connected! Take on-demand classes offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) or Public Library Association (PLA). NNLM class topics include evaluation basics,… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Health Professionals, In the Region, Outreach, Public Health, Technology



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Participate in a Pandemic Response Hackathon This Weekend!

Posted by on March 24th, 2020 0 comments

Convened by Datavant in collaboration with the U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), the American Public Health Association, Komodo Health, Prognos, Mapbox, and Immuta, the Pandemic Response Hackathon is a virtual hackathon aimed at better understanding and mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and future pandemics. The goal is to bring public… Read More »

Posted in: Health Professionals, Outreach, Public Health, Technology



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A Special Message to Our Members

Posted by on March 16th, 2020 0 comments

Dear National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region members: At the beginning of last week, I was planning on publishing an article about NNLM MAR’s annual report to our funding agency, the National Library of Medicine. NNLM MAR staff, subawardees and members have accomplished great things in the past year. Between May 1,… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Funding, In the Region, News from NLM/NIH, Outreach, Public Health



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Celebrate Nutrition with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on March 2nd, 2020 0 comments

Good nutrition, combined with physical activity, can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases, and promote your overall health. Unfortunately, social factors such as poverty or inadequate food options may lead to obesity, malnourishment, and poor health. National Nutrition Month®, recognized each year during the month of March,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Consumer Health, Education, Outreach



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Funding Available in NY, NJ, PA and DE for Health Information Outreach

Posted by on February 7th, 2020 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications for health information outreach and programming projects. The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individuals’… Read More »

Posted in: Data Science, Funding, Outreach, Public Health



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Free Health Programming for NYC Area Libraries!

Posted by on January 22nd, 2020 0 comments

End of Life Choices New York is a leading organization in New York working to improve end of life care and expand end of life options, to ensure a humane and peaceful death. They address issues such as quality of health care, health care choices, and human rights, autonomy, justice and the relief of human… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, In the Region, Outreach



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It’s National Health Education Week!

Posted by on October 23rd, 2019 0 comments

During the third week of October, the Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE) celebrates National Health Education Week. The goal of NHEW is to increase national awareness of major public health issues and promote a better understanding of the role of health education. Have you heard of the field of health education, or do you know… Read More »

Posted in: CHES, Consumer Health, Health Professionals, Outreach, Public Health



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Explore Health Literacy with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on October 2nd, 2019 0 comments

Because it can be challenging to find a compatible health provider, choose health insurance coverage, or understand medical terms, organizations have been observing October as Health Literacy Month since 1999. It is a time to bring attention to the importance of making health information easy to understand and making the health care system easier to… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Outreach



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Funding available to support Community Based Organizations

Posted by on August 23rd, 2019 0 comments

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) invites applications from Community Based Organizations to support health programming in public libraries. The purpose of the Health Programming in Public Libraries Award is to fund Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to incorporate MedlinePlus and information about the All of Us Research Program into existing… Read More »

Posted in: @ the RML, Funding, Outreach



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Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with the NNLM Reading Club

Posted by on May 30th, 2019 0 comments

The NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Network is pleased to announce its three book selections in support of LGBTQ Pride Month, celebrated each June. To learn more about each of these titles, download book discussion guides, promotional materials and corresponding LGBTQ health information or to apply for a free NNLM Reading Club Book kit,… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Education, Outreach

This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

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